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Kinshasa City

Area of Kinshasa City 11,072.3 km²
Population 6.1 million
Male Population 3,019,698 (49.7%)
Female Population 3,058,140 (50.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +71.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +15.1%
Median Age 17.3 years old
Male Median Age 17.1 years old
Female Median Age 17.5 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time

Kinshasa City Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 3,552,584 4,545,971 5,282,769 6,077,844
Population Density 320.9 / km² 410.6 / km² 477.1 / km² 548.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kinshasa City Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 542,508 538,667 1,081,176
5-9 447,548 445,476 893,024
10-14 383,330 382,758 766,088
15-19 330,343 330,373 660,717
20-24 272,798 274,725 547,523
25-29 225,938 227,974 453,912
30-34 184,329 185,836 370,166
35-39 151,867 153,733 305,601
40-44 124,116 126,413 250,529
45-49 100,151 102,916 203,067
50-54 79,061 83,145 162,206
55-59 61,392 66,066 127,459
60-64 47,887 54,342 102,230
65-69 34,255 40,965 75,220
70-74 21,917 27,903 49,821
75-79 11,931 16,210 28,141
80-84 194 359 554
85 Plus 134 280 414
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kinshasa City Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 800 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
800 131,624 n/a n/a
900 148,077 1.2% 1,645
1000 164,530 1.1% 1,645
1100 191,952 1.6% 2,742
1200 219,374 1.3% 2,742
1300 246,795 1.2% 2,742
1400 287,928 1.6% 4,113
1500 329,060 1.3% 4,113
1600 349,626 0.6% 2,056
1700 370,193 0.6% 2,056
1800 410,789 1% 4,059
1900 487,906 1.7% 7,711
1910 503,655 3.2% 15,749
1920 524,039 4% 20,384
1930 552,588 5.4% 28,549
1940 598,856 8.4% 46,268
1950 707,980 18.2% 109,124
1960 894,301 26.3% 186,321
1970 2,574,332 187.9% 1,680,031
1990 4,545,971 32.9% 985,819
2000 5,282,769 16.2% 736,798
2020 6,662,962 12.3% 690,096
2030 7,951,814 19.3% 1,288,852
2040 9,199,215 15.7% 1,247,401
2050 10,381,970 12.9% 1,182,755
2060 11,421,135 10% 1,039,165
2070 12,268,120 7.4% 846,985
2080 12,920,236 5.3% 652,116
2090 13,362,661 3.4% 442,425
2100 13,612,694 1.9% 250,033
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Kinshasa Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1986 to 1999)

   Average Precipitation
133.4 mm
5.3 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
12.0 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Drought Low (1)
Flood High (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Place Area Population Population Density
Bandundu Province 296,464 km² 6.6 million 22.3 / km²
Bas-Congo Province 53,770.9 km² 2.6 million 48.4 / km²
Eastern Province 501,564.5 km² 9.5 million 18.9 / km²
Kasaï-Occidental Province 153,173.5 km² 8.5 million 55.5 / km²
Kasaï-Occidental Province 167,622.5 km² 7.0 million 41.7 / km²
Katanga 488,129.9 km² 15.9 million 32.6 / km²
Maniema 127,806.7 km² 2.2 million 17.1 / km²
North Kivu 59,746.9 km² 6.5 million 109.1 / km²
South Kivu 64,471 km² 4.6 million 71.1 / km²
Équateur Province 406,154.3 km² 7.9 million 19.5 / km²
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